Trading jumps at JSE – Thursday  

Declining stocks beat out on advancing ones again on the main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange but market indices rose to halt the recent daily decline as the volume and value of stocks climbed sharply from Wednesday’s out turn.
The main market ended with 5,840,821 units valued at over $422,371,897 trading, compared with 1,635,588 units valued at $49,600,589 changing hands on Wednesday. A total of 29 securities changed hands in the main and US dollar markets, with prices of 10 rising, 12 declining and 7 remaining unchanged compared to 26 securities trading on Wednesday.
At the close of the market, the All Jamaican Composite Index climbed 1,139.10 points to close at 410,056.07 and the JSE Index advanced by 1,037.84 points to close at 373,607.46.
Trading resulted in an average of 224,647 units valued at $16,245,073, in contrast to 62,907 units valued at over $1,907,715 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date, amounts to 124,399 units with a value of $4,530,322, compared to 113,717 units with a value of $3,126,711, previously. November closed, with an average of 405,528 valued at $7,755,942, for each security traded.
NCB Financial led trading with 2,238,381 units in accounting for 38.32 percent of the day’s volume, followed by Jamaica Producers with 930,181 units or 15.93 percent of the overall volume and Seprod with 907,620 units and 15.54 percent of the day’s volume.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 5 stocks ending with bids higher than the last selling prices and 4 closing with lower offers.
In main market activity, Barita Investments shed 90 cents and closed at $32, with  an exchange of 11,570 shares, Berger Paints jumped $6.50 to close at a record high of $24.50, with just 1,000 stock units changing hands, Jamaica Broilers lost 50 cents in trading 65,646 stock units at $29, Jamaica Producers finished trading 930,181 units with a fall of $1.30 to close at $25.70,  JMMB Group fell $1.97 in trading 180,489 shares to close at $34.97. Mayberry Investments rose 50 cents and settled at $9.50, with 27,667 units changing hands, PanJam Investment rose 35 cents to close at $70, with an exchange of 213,004 stock units, Sagicor Real Estate Fund lost 79 cents to close at $10.20, with 1,000 shares changing hands, Scotia Group gained $1 trading 141,156 units to close at $56, Seprod traded 907,620 shares after declining by 50 cents to close at $31.50, Supreme Ventures rose 45 cents to $16, with 226,840 shares changing hands.
Trading in the US dollar market amounted to 14,830 units valued at over $15,692 as JMMB Group 5.75% percent preference share closed with just with 4,820 units trading but fell 10 cents to US$1,06, JMMB Group 6% preference share closed with just with 5,310 units trading but fell 10 cents to US$2 and Sygnus Credit Investments lost 1 cent and ended at 10 US cents with 4,700 shares changing hands. The JSE USD Equities Index declined by 1.06 points to close at 169.22.

Trading levels dip for Junior Market

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange dropped back sharply on Thursday from the elevated levels on Wednesday.  
The market closed with 21 securities changing hands, resulting in an exchange of 601,551 units valued at $2,159,981, compared to 9,928,768 units valued at $27,422,845 on Wednesday from trading in 16 stocks. GWest Corporation traded at an all-time low of $1.30, down from $2,50 when it listed in December 2017.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 7 securities advanced, 8 declined and 6 remained unchanged. The Junior Market Index advanced by 0.63 points to close at 3,121.44.
Trading ended with an average of 28,645 units for an average of $102,856 in contrast to 620,548 units for an average of $1,713,928 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 245,207 units at a value of $1,397,711, versus 271,046 units at a value of $1,552,211, previously. November, ended with an average of 190,475 units valued at $653,358 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 7 stocks ended with higher bids than their last selling price and 2 with lower offers.
At the close of the day’s activity, Access Financial closed with a loss of $3 at $47.50, in trading a mere 250 shares, CAC 2000 ended at $16.90, with an exchange of 7,197 shares, Caribbean Cream ended trading with a loss of 5 cents at $5.25, with 2,500 shares changing hands, Caribbean Producers finished trading at $5.35, with an exchange of 2,500 units, Consolidated Bakeries closed with a loss of 3 cents at $2, while 100,000 shares were traded. Derrimon Trading ended with a loss of 15 cents at $2.55, with 5,500 shares changing hands, Elite Diagnostic finished 13 cents higher at $3, with an exchange of 1,500 stock units, Everything Fresh recovered from the low it fell to on Wednesday, as it gained 20 cents in trading just 890 shares to close at $1.21. Eppley settled at $9, with an exchange of 765 units, FosRich Group traded 20,768 shares at $3.79,  General Accident finished trading of 1,301 shares, with a loss of 45 cents to end at $3.30,  GWest Corporation lost 15 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ low of $1.30, with an exchange of 27,000 stock units, Honey Bun  ended 30 cents higher at $3.80, with 1,310 units changing hands, Indies Pharma  traded 122,376 shares to close at $3.10,  Iron Rock  concluded trading of 14,256 shares for a rise of 70 cents to $4.40. Jamaican Teas settled at $3.70, with an exchange of 2,793 shares, Knutsford Express  closed 10 cents higher at $10.50, with 1,797 shares changing hands, Lasco Distributors  ended 10 cents higher at $3.90, in trading 262,985 shares, Lasco Financial concluded trading 80 cents higher at $4.90, with 10,947 stock units. Main Event settled with a loss of 1 cent at $6, with 12,654 shares changing hands and Stationery and Office finished trading 2,262 stock units with a loss of 25 cents to end at $8.55.

Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Trading sinks further on TTSE – Thursday

Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange market activity on Thursday ended with trading in 13 securities against 15 on Wednesday, with 3 advancing, 3 declining and 7 remaining unchanged on a day when the volume a value of trading declined from Wednesday’s levels.
At close of the market, the Composite Index declined 0.86 points to 1,301.32, the All T&T Index lost 1.04 points to 1,692.91, while the Cross Listed Index lost 0.09 points to close at 122.97.
Trading ended with just 56,112 shares at a value of $1,242,837 compared to 147,101 shares at a value of $2,255,471 on Wednesday.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended with 4 stock with bids higher than the last selling price and 4 with lower offers.
Stocks closing with gainsClico Investments closed with an increase of 5 cents at $20.20, with 10,995 stock units changing hands, National Enterprises ended trading with a rise of 13 cents and ended at $8, with 135 stock units trading and National Flour closed with a rise of 1 cent and completed trading 8,185 units at $1.64.
Stocks closing with Losses| Calypso Macro Index Fund lost 31 cents and closed trading of 300 shares at $15.50, First Citizens fell 1 cent and settled at $33, after exchanging 30 shares and JMMB Group shed 3 cents and ended at $1.77, after exchanging 300 shares.
Stocks closing firm| Ansa Merchant Bank settled at $38.26, after exchanging 261 shares, Grace Kennedy ended at $3.05, with 19,687 stock units changing hands, Guardian Holdings completed trading at $17, with an exchange of 4,947 units, Mora Ven Holdings traded 3,000 shares at $12.48, One Caribbean Media concluded market activity at $10.50, after exchanging 3,000 shares, Republic Financial Holdings closed at $107.06, after exchanging 731 shares, Trinidad & Tobago NGL settled at $29.21, after trading 275 shares and West Indian Tobacco completed trading 7,266 units at $95.07.

Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Moderate JSE main market trading – Wednesday

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Declining stocks had the upper hand on advancing ones on the main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange as the market indices fell for yet another day, as the volume and value of stocks trading declined from Tuesday’s out turn.
The main market ended with 1,635,588 units valued at $49,600,589 trading, compared with 4,528,396 units valued at $129,629,406 changing hands on Tuesday. A total of 29 securities changed hands in the main and US dollar markets, with prices of 10 rising, 12 declining and 7 remaining unchanged compared to 26 securities trading on Tuesday.
At the close of the market, the All Jamaican Composite Index lost 825.99 points to 408,916.97 and the JSE Index declined 752.57 points to close at 372,569.62.
Trading resulted in an average of 62,907 units valued at over $1,907,715, in contrast to 181,136 units valued at $5,185,176 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date, amounts to 113,717 units with a value of $3,126,711, compared to 119,777 units with a value of $3,292,648, previously. November closed, with an average of 405,528 valued at $7,755,942, for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 5 stocks ending with bids higher than the last selling prices and 4 closing with lower offers.
In main market activity, Barita Investments gained 90 cents and closed at $32.90, with an exchange of 11,147 shares, Berger Paints ended $1 lower at $18, with 9,656 stock units changing hands, Caribbean Cement shed $2 and finished trading 21,766 shares at $44, Grace Kennedy added $1 and ended trading 40,681 shares at $60, Jamaica Producers finished trading of 13,376 units with a rise of $2 to close at $27, Jamaica Stock Exchange closed with a fall of 50 cents at $9.50, in trading  79,523 shares, JMMB Group jumped $2.45 and ended trading 114,693 shares at $34.97. Kingston Wharves closed at $76, with a rise of $1.80 in trading 16,745 stock units, Mayberry Investments lost 50 cents and settled at $9, with 105,050 units changing hands, NCB Financial Group dropped $1.99 to $145.01 in ending trading of 74,419 shares, PanJam Investment jumped $7.15 to close at $69.65, with an exchange of 215,881 stock units, Sagicor Group fell 70 cent in trading 42,406 shares at $42, Sagicor Real Estate Fund added 99 cents to close at $10.99, with 295,149 shares changing hands, Scotia Group gained 99 cents trading 35,316 units to close at $55, Seprod traded 31,423 shares after rising 60 cents to close at $32, Supreme Ventures lost 45 cents and ended at $15.55, with 88,058 shares changing hands, Sygnus Credit Investments rose 44 cents and ended at $10.50 with 5,696 shares changing hands.
Trading in the US dollar market amounted to 8,525 units valued at $2,059 as MMB Group 5.75% preference share closed with just with 180 units trading but fell 10 cents to US$2, Proven Investments traded 7,200 units at 22 US cents and  Sygnus Credit Investments lost 1 cent and ended at 10 US cents with 1,145 shares changing hands. The JSE USD Equities Index declined by 0.20 points to close at 170.27.

Derrimon Trading holds up Junior Market

Derrimon Trading exchanged 9.5m shares.


Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange remained elevated on Wednesday as 9.5 million Derrimon Trading shares traded, resulting in 9,928,768 units valued at $27,422,845 compared to 17,273,967 units valued at $179,531,161 on Tuesday.
At the close of market activities only 16 securities changed hands versus 17 on Tuesday with the prices of 3 securities advancing, 10 declining and 3 remaining unchanged and Everything Fresh falling to the lowest level at $1.01, since listing earlier in the year at $2.50. Kuntsford Express traded down to a 52 weeks’ low of $10.40.
Trading activity resulted in the Junior Market Index declining by 10.45 points, to close at 3,120.81.
Trading ended with an average of 620,548 units for an average of $1,713,928 in contrast to 1,016,116 units for an average of $10,560,656 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 271,046 units at a value of $1,552,211, versus 236,096 units at a value of $1,536,039, previously. November, ended with an average of 190,475 units valued at $653,358 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 7 stocks ended with higher bids than their last selling price and 2 with lower offers.
At the close of the day’s activity, AMG Packaging ended with a loss of 10 cents at $1.70, with 9,585 stock units changing hands, Caribbean Cream ended trading 29,650 shares at $5.30, Caribbean Producers traded 894 units at $5.35, Consolidated Bakeries closed with a loss of 12 cents at $2.03, with an exchange of 1,000 shares, Derrimon Trading ended at $2.70, with 9,514,600 shares changing hands. Dolphin Cove concluded trading $1.25 higher at $17, in exchanging 511 shares, Elite Diagnostic finished with a loss of 13 cents at $2.87, trading 15,702 stock units, Everything Fresh fell to the lowest level since listing earlier in the year, at $2.50 in trading 30,977 shares with a loss of 27 cents to close at an all-time low of $1.01,  Express Catering ended trading of 181,412 shares with a loss of 30 cents at $7.70, FosRich Group traded 51,855 shares with a loss of 1 cent at $3.79. GWest Corporation closed with a loss of 5 cents at $1.45, in trading 10,000 stock units, Indies Pharma traded 49,397 shares and lost 3 cents to close at $3.10, Jamaican Teas settled with a loss of 8 cents at $3.70, with 16,080 shares traded, KLE Group finished trading 10 cents higher at $3.20, with an exchange ofn 5,000 shares, Knutsford Express closed with a loss of 20 cents at $10.40, with 5,772 shares traded and Main Event settled 1 cent higher at $6.01, with 6,333 shares changing hands.

Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Moderate trading on TTSE – Wednesday

Unilever share price hits another multi year low.

Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange market activity on Wednesday ended with trading in 15 securities against 17 on Tuesday, with 3 advancing, 8 declining and 4 remaining unchanged.
The volume and value of trading, fell well below Tuesday’s levels.
Unilever Caribbean suffered a modest loss to end trading at a new multi-year low of $22.95. At close of the market, the Composite Index gained 0.75 points to 1,302.18, the All T&T Index lost 0.19 points to 1,693.95, while the Cross Listed Index rose 0.23 points to close at 123.06.
Trading ended with just 147,101 shares at a value of $2,255,471 compared to 256,224 shares at a value of $4,449,130 on Tuesday.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended with stocks with bids higher than the last selling price and 2 with lower offers.
Stocks closing with gainsFirst Citizens advanced $1.20 to settle at $34, after exchanging 3,000 shares, Grace Kennedy closed with a gain of 5 cents and ended at $3.05, with 11,000 stock units changing hands and JMMB Group gained 5 cents to close at $1.80, after exchanging 31,500 shares.
Stocks closing with Losses| Clico Investments shed 5 cents and ended at $20.15, with 22,876 stock units changing hands, Guardian Holdings lost 25 cents and completed trading of 1,200 units at $17, National Enterprises ended trading 13 cents lower at $7.87, with 2,600 stock units changing hands, National Flour concluded trading with a loss of 7 cents at $1.63, with an exchange of 5,526 units, Republic Financial Holdings traded with a loss of 20 cents to close at $107.06, after exchanging 315 shares, Scotiabank fell 7 cents and completed trading at $64.66, with a mere 4 units changing hands, Trinidad & Tobago NGL closed with a loss of 2 cents and settled at $29.21, after exchanging 46,313 shares and Unilever Caribbean shed 5 cents and ended at $22.95, with 2,000 stock units changing hands.
Stocks closing firm| Ansa Merchant settled at $38.26, after exchanging 100 shares, LJ Williams B share settled at 75 cents, after exchanging 10,000 shares, One Caribbean Media concluded trading at $10.50, after exchanging 10,000 shares and Prestige Holdings ended trading at $7.50, after exchanging 667 units.

Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

 

More decline for JSE main market – Tuesday

The main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange suffered further declines at the close of trading on Tuesday as declining stocks edged out advancing ones but with securities trading ending with slightly higher volume and value than on Monday.
The main market ended with 4,528,396 units valued at over $129,629,406 trading, compared with 4,388,637 units valued at $106,879,255 changing hands on Monday. A total of 26 securities changed hands in the main and US dollar markets, with prices of 9 rising, 10 declining and 14 remaining unchanged compared to 33 securities trading on Monday.
At the close of the market, the All Jamaican Composite Index lost 1,387.52 points to 409,742.96 and the JSE Index declined 1,264.19 points to close at 373,322.19.
The main market ended with Jamaica Broilers trading 2,226,854 units, accounting for just over 49 percent of the volume, followed by JMMB Group with 908,724 units, 20 percent of the day’s volume and JMMB Group 7.5% preference share with 386,688 units or just 8.5 percent of the day’s volume.
Trading resulted in an average of 181,136 units valued at $5,185,176, in contrast to 137,145 units valued at $3,339,977 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date, amounts to 119,777 units with a value of $3,292,648, compared to 111,829 units with a value of $3,007,628, previously. November closed, with an average of 405,528 valued at $7,755,942, for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 4 stocks ending with bids higher than the last selling prices and 3 closing with lower offers.
In main market activity, Caribbean Cement gained $2.50 and finished trading 5,000 shares at $46, Grace Kennedy lost 50 cents and ended trading 80,913 shares at $59, Jamaica Producers finished trading of 13,659 units with a rise of $1 to close at $25, Jamaica Stock Exchange closed with a gain of 80 cents at $10, after trading 102,000 shares, JMMB Group lost $1.48 and ended trading 908,724 shares at $32.52. Kingston Wharves closed at $74.20, with a loss of 80 cents in trading 620 stock units, Mayberry Investments rose 40 cents and settled at $9.50, with 138,069 units changing hands, PanJam Investment lost $4.50 to close at $62.50, with an exchange of 23,764 stock units, Sagicor Group gained $2.54 to finish trading of 1,880 shares at $42.70, Sagicor Real Estate Fund fell 50 cents to settle at a 52 weeks’ low of $10, with 17,300 shares changing hands, Scotia Group fell 50 cents in trading 164,214 units to close at $54.01, Seprod traded 64,730 shares in dropping 45 cents to close at $31.40, Sterling Investments lost 35 cents and closed at $4.13, with 915 shares, Sygnus Credit Investments lost 44 cents and ended at $10.06 with 16,120 shares changing hands.
Trading in the US dollar market amounted to 4,700 units valued at $470 as Sygnus Credit Investments lost 1 cent and ended at 10 US cents with 4,700 shares changing hands. The JSE USD Equities Index declined by 1.05 points to close at 170.47.

Trading jumps on Junior Market

Knutsford Express traded 16.9m shares

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange rose sharply on Tuesday as 16.9 million Knutsford Express shares traded, resulting in 17,273,967 units valued at $179,531,161 compared to just 457,558 units valued at $1,689,604 on Monday.
At the close of market activities only 17 securities changed hands versus 27 on Monday with the prices of 2 securities advancing, 10 declining and 5 remaining unchanged and leading the Junior Market Index to decline by 17.30 points to close at 3,131.26.
Trading ended with an average of just 1,016,116 units for an average of $10,560,656 in contrast to just 16,947 units for an average of $62,578 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 236,096 units at a value of $1,536,039, versus 143,367 units at a value of $463,182, previously. November, ended with an average of 190,475 units valued at $653,358 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 1 stock ended with a higher bid than their last selling price and 3 with lower offers.
 At the close of the market activity, AMG Packaging ended with a loss of 5 cents at $1.80, with 5,500 stock units changing hands, Blue Power concluded trading of 440 units, with a loss of $1.04 to end  at $6, Caribbean Producers traded 660 units with a loss of 9 cents at $5.35, Derrimon Trading ended at $2.70, with 10,000 shares changing hands, Elite Diagnostic finished at $3, as 20,074 stock units changed hands. Everything Fresh traded 292,113 shares after declining by 2 cents to close at an all-time low of $1.28,  Express Catering ended trading with 11,808 shares, 30 cents higher at $8,  FosRich Group traded 1,500 shares at $3.80, Honey Bun ended with a loss of 30 cents at $3.50, exchanging 1,610 units, Indies Pharma traded 23,980 shares and lost 3 cents to close at $3.13, Jetcon Corporation ended trading of 20,400 stock units with a loss of 25 cents to end at $3.15. Key Insurance traded 182 units with a loss of 95 cents at $4, Knutsford Express closed with a loss of 90 cents at  $10.60, in exchanging 16,856,182 shares, Lasco Distributors ended with a loss of 10 cents at $3.80, with 6,200 shares trading, Lasco Manufacturing  fell 4 cents to close at $3.12, with 12,908 units being exchanged, Main Event settled at $6, in trading 9,410 shares and  tTech ended at $5.19, with 1,000 shares changing hands.

Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Trading picks up on TTSE – Tuesday

Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange market activity on Tuesday ended with trading in 17 securities against 12 on Monday, with 4 advancing, 6 declining and 7 remaining unchanged on a day when the volume a value of trading rose sharply on Monday’s levels.
Mora Ven Holdings traded for the first time since March 2016 and suffered a loss at the end of trading. At close of the market, the Composite Index declined 5.48 points on to 1,301.43, the All T&T Index fell 3.14 points to 1,694.14, while the Cross Listed Index lost 1.08 points to close at 122.83.
Trading ended with just 256,224 shares at a value of $4,449,130 compared to 45,974 shares at a value of $849,166 on Monday.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended with stock with the bid lower than the last selling price and 4 with lower offers.
Stocks closing with gainsFirst Citizens added 4 cents and settled at $32.80, after exchanging 676 shares, Massy Holdings increased 5 cents and ended at $46.05, in exchanging 100 shares, National Flour rose 5 cents and completed trading of 14,494 units at $1.70 and Trinidad & Tobago NGL closed with a gain of 3 cents and settled at $29.23, with 20,169 shares trading.
Stocks closing with Losses| Guardian Holdings shares fell 75 cents and completed trading at $17.25, with 3,000 units, JMMB Group closed with a loss of 5 cents and closed at $1.75, after exchanging 64,810 shares, Mora Ven Holdings that is listed on the Second Tier Market, exchanged 1,000 shares and declined by $2.01 to end at 52 weeks’ low of $12.48. NCB Financial Group shed 10 cents and settled at $8.60, after exchanging 200 shares, Sagicor Financial lost 25 cents and ended at $9.50, with 700 stock units changing hands and Scotiabank ended trading of 205 units after falling by just 1 cent to close at $64.73.
Stocks closing firm| Clico Investments ended at $20.20, with 88,083 stock units changing hands, Grace Kennedy ended at $3, trading 300 stock units, LJ Williams B share settled at 75 cents, after exchanging 33,500 shares, One Caribbean Media concluded at $10.50, in trading 3,790 shares, Prestige Holdings completed trading of 10,484 units at $7.50, Republic Financial Holdings closed at $107.26, after exchanging 15,613 shares and West Indian Tobacco completed trading at $95.07, with 100 units changing hands.

Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Decline continues for JSE main market – Monday  

NCB declined again on Monday.

The  Jamaica Stock Exchange All Jamaican Composite Index lost 1,361.35 points to close at 411,130.48 on Monday and the JSE Index declined by 1,240.34 points tot close at 374,586.38.

The market suffered from declines primarily in Caribbean Cement, Jamaica Producers, NCB Financial, Sagicor Group and Supreme Ventures but good gains mainly in Grace Kennedy and Panjam Investment helped to ease the fall.
At the end, 33 securities changed hands in the main and US dollar markets with prices of just 11 rising, 14 declining and 8 remaining unchanged compared to 28 securities trading on Friday.
The main market ended with 4,388,637 units valued at $106,879,255 trading, compared with 5,896,056 units valued at $161,797,148 changing hands on Friday.
The main market ended with JMMB Group trading 1,006,420 units, accounting for just over 23 percent of the volume, followed by Portland JSX with 840,399 units 19 percent of the day’s volume and Scotia Group with 471,694 units 10.75 percent of the day’s volume.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 8 stocks ending with bids higher than the last selling prices and 3 closing with lower offers.
Trading resulted in an average of 137,145 units valued at over $3,339,977, in contrast to 226,771 shares valued at $6,222,967 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 111,829 units with a value of $3,007,628 compared to 128,316 units with a value of $3,599,881, previously. November closed, with an average of 405,528 valued at $7,755,942, for each security.
In main market activity, Barita Investments rose 89 cents to end at $32, with 35,028 shares changing hands, Caribbean Cement dropped $5.50 and finished trading 40,130 shares at $43.50, Grace Kennedy rose 41.50 and ended trading 9.525 shares at $59.50, Jamaica Producers finished trading of 50,113 units with a fall of $1 to close at $24, NCB Financial Group lost $2.90 to end trading of 89,435 shares at $147, PanJam Investment gained $1.95 to close at $67, with an exchange of 27,500 stock units, Portland JSX closed trading with 840,399 units after rising by 50 cents to end at $9, Sagicor Group fell 84 cents to finish trading of 142,802 shares at $40.16, Sagicor Real Estate Fund fell 50 cents to settle at $10.50, with 331,702 shares changing hands, Seprod traded 22,517 shares and dropping 35 cents to close at $31.85, Stanley motta fell 60 cents in trading 30,338 shares at $4.60, Supreme Ventures lost 99 cents and ended at $16, with 94,982 shares exchanged.
Trading in the US dollar market amounted to 592,387 units valued at $130,626 as Proven Investments ended at 22 US cents with 592,387 shares changing hands. The JSE USD Equities Index closed with a rise of 0.20 points to close at 171.52.